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Jackie Kluesner helps others fight disease

CODY GOODWIN

February 3, 2014

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Jackie Kluesner’s home, in Farley, Iowa, around 90 minutes north of Iowa City, houses more cardinal and white than black and gold. She’s a young, rabid Badgers fan — “They’re just totally better than...

Dance Marathon: Behind the dancing

BRIANNA JETT

February 3, 2014

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The moment one Dance Marathon comes to a close, another begins behind the scenes. It’s a marathon of planning. Although the Big Event lasts one day, those 24 hours are a mere fraction of time that goes into preparing....

UI keeps sights on sustainability

LILY ABROMEIT

February 3, 2014

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The University of Iowa is approaching its 2020 sustainability goals, one acre at a time. The UI Sustainability Office is moving forward to have 40 percent of what the UI burns be renewable energy. The university planted 16 acres...

Retirement surge may leave positions open

IAN MURPHY

February 3, 2014

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They boomed into the workforce, and now they’re booming into retirement. Baby boomers retiring from the public sector in the next five to 10 years will leave thousands of jobs nationwide that few people are qualified to...

Insufficient ambulance facilities concern county officials

DANIEL SEIDL

February 3, 2014

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Johnson County’s current facilities for housing ambulances will soon become insufficient if not addressed in the near future. “New ambulances being purchased do not fit in our existing building,” said Johns...

UI Filipino organization is the first of its kind

GRETA MEYLE

February 3, 2014

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The aroma of beef, vegetables, and banana sauce encompassed the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center on Monday night and brought with it three University of Iowa students with a vision for a new student organization on campus. “There...

Grassley meets with local Chamber of Commerce officials

DI STAFF

February 3, 2014

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, met with representatives from the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., as the members discussed their legislative goals. Grassley told The Daily Iowan one of the main items addresse...

Students report fifth sexual assault of school year

DI STAFF

February 3, 2014

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The fifth sexual assault in the University of Iowa school year was reported early Monday morning. The UI police received a report from a UI student that she was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance at a UI residence hall. The...

UI Public Policy receives more than $17 million in grants

DI STAFF

February 3, 2014

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The University of Iowa Public Policy Center received three grants totaling more than $17 million to fund automotive safety research. The funding will also help development and implementation of a natural education campaign,...

Grading the Iowa football 2013 recruiting class

BEN ROSS

February 3, 2014

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Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa football team will sign around 20 new players on Wednesday as part of national signing day for college football, and while The Daily Iowan will provide full coverage of those fresh faces, let&rsquo...

Men’s hoops aims to complete regular season sweep of Ohio State

RYAN PROBASCO

February 3, 2014

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The Hawkeyes’ Jan. 12 win on the road against Ohio State served as a marker, a statement that the hype surrounding Iowa basketball was deserved. The Buckeyes were the No. 3 team in the country at the time, and the game opened...

Iowa City native Shymansky named volleyball coach

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

February 3, 2014

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After more than 12 years, Bond Shymansky is finally coming home. Well over a decade into coaching various women’s volleyball programs all over the country, the Iowa City native and University of Iowa graduate has returned...